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We are looking for talented and dedicated students interested in pursuing careers in the life sciences sector. Host companies and organizations range from early-stage startups to large pharmaceutical and biotech firms, including BioHealthWays, Celmatix, Chimeron Bio, Deerfield, Envisagenics, Kinnos, NewYorkBIO, the New York Stem Cell Foundation, and Roche

Eligible majors and areas of study include:

Science Track

  • Biology
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computer Science / Data Science / Statistics
  • Immunology (including Immuno-oncology, Immuno-virology, etc.)
  • Regulatory
  • Other life sciences / STEM fields

Management Track

  • Business
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • IT
  • Law
  • Supply Chain / Operations
  • Public Affairs/Regulatory

Program Details

  • Internships will take place June–August 2018. All internships will be full-time 10week paid positions.
  • Open to students currently enrolled in a New York City-based college or university or New York City residents currently enrolled in any college or university. Preference given to rising juniors, seniors, and graduate students.
  • Host companies can be located anywhere in New York State within commuting distance of New York City.
  • Companies that served as past hosts for the Summer 2017 Pilot Program include Roche, Celmatix, Chimeron Bio, Cresilon, Envisagenics, Deerfield, and the New York Stem Cell Foundation.
  • Interns will be invited to participate in a dynamic range of events including networking receptions, industry career panels, site tours, and will have opportunities to meet industry leaders and more.

Applications for students will open December 2017. For program updates please contact us or email [email protected]

Sample internships may include:

  • R&D: Conduct research on coagulation, polymer chemistry, rheology, biochemistry, and material science.
  • R&D: Perform research on functional annotation of the human genome with respect to fertility potential.
  • Bioinformatics: Analyze single cell RNA-sequencing data and summarize key findings.
  • Data Science: Learn and develop a Common Workflow Language (CWL) that utilizes Docker technology for NextGenerationSequencing (NGS) analysis for gene fusion detection.
  • Neuroscience: Identify potential advisors and data for an ongoing development program. Collect information for future clinical studies, and identify biomarker(s) used in research initiatives.
  • Medical Device Design: Conduct research on custom applicator design, packaging design and testing, and assay development.
  • Regulatory Affairs: Compile regulatory intelligence, maintain and track product marketing materials and labeling, and help compile an international regulatory market assessment.
  • Quality Assurance: Help maintain central document control system, implement OSHA requirements, participate in inspections and report any non-conformances.
  • Quality Control (Microbiology/Chemistry): Assist in verifying conformance to in-process specifications and proposing and implementing in-QC assays.
  • Manufacturing: Assist with supply chain logistics, optimization of processes / process flows, creation and revision of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and batch records, and equipment installation and qualification.
  • Market Research: Perform market research, develop marketplace analysis, provide strategic assessment, use market research data to support existing and new marketing sales strategies.